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The Foley Blog

We're here to tell you the stories of our wineries and people, inspire your cooking and more. 
So grab a glass of wine and settle in as you discover all things Foley Wines.

FOLEY KITCHEN

Mussel Fritters paired with Russian Jack Sauvignon Blanc

MEET THE MAKER

Get to know the people behind your favourite Foley Wines.

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MEET THE MAKER
PAUL MASON

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Martinborough Vineyard Paul Mason

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JOHN KAVANAGH

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Te Kairanga John Kavanagh

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SUSTAINABILITY

It is the view of the Company that acting sustainably is a matter of urgency, not a ‘nice to have’. Events during the course of the year, including the bushfires in Australia, have propelled environmental issues even further into the forefront of consumers’ minds.

The practical, tangible sustainability practices that underpin our operations go beyond the Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand accreditation held by each of our wineries. Our practices carry through from vineyards to packaging, with further steps toward safeguarding our environment for future generations made during the 2020 year.

RECYCLED NEW ZEALAND GLASS

In an industry dominated by coal-powered glass produced overseas, we have chosen to bottle our wines in New Zealand, using New Zealand-sourced, recycled glass, reducing our carbon footprint and supporting our local industry.n

INDUSTRY-LEADING WATER CONSERVATION

Winery wastewater at all wineries is recycled to irrigate our vineyards and native plantings through a system held up as benchmarks in Marlborough and Central Otago.

RESTORING LOCAL HABITATS 

The wetlands we have established beside our central bottling and warehousing facility plays an important role in maintaining a healthy eco-system and is a thriving habitat for local fauna. At our most recent planting day 700 beneficial native species were planted and 58 predators were removed.

POWERED BY SOLAR

Solar energy at four of our five wineries reduces our use of energy from the main grid.

SMALL FOOTPRINTS PART OF THE LANDSCAPE

Our small wineries are positioned amongst our vineyards, reducing the carbon footprint of incoming grapes during harvest, and integrating into the landscape. The living roof at Mt Difficulty is designed to encourage biodiversity, evaporative cooling and heat retention.

AWARDS

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AWARDS

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Martinborough Vineyard Paul Mason

MEET THE MAKER
JOHN KAVANAGH

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Te Kairanga John Kavanagh

OUR BRANDS

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OUR BRANDS

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Martinborough Vineyard Paul Mason

SUSTAINABILITY

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Martinborough Vineyard Paul Mason

SUSTAINABILITY 

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Te Kairanga John Kavanagh

NEWS AND EVENTS

What's new and what's happening

Fine Wines of New Zealand 2020 List

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Martinborough Vineyard Paul Mason

Lighthouse Gin wins Gold at the IWSC 2020

Get to know... the Head Winemaker at Te Kairanga John Kavanagh